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Pigeon Valley

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Address: Uchisar KasabasI | Nevşehir Kapadokya, Goreme 50240, Turkey
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Honestly, I don't like pigeons, but when you see hundreds flying with stunning views it's an unforgettable experience.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Honestly, I don't like pigeons, but when you see hundreds flying with stunning views it's an unforgettable experience.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Very interesting and unusual place. The hotel we stayed was right across the Pigeon Valley. We were also able to watch all the colourful hot air balloons early in the morning from our hotel dining room before having our breakfast there. Amazing view.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Pigeon Valley is an anicent place to visit to see the settlement of pigeon n humans at both banks of valley....pigeon is the mode for all means for human survival.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did get lost a couple of times and nearly gave up(!) But essentially from Goreme go up Karsi Bucak or Uzun Dere and then keep going until you've gone through two tunnels. If you get to the third one then you've gone too far. After the second look out for a right hand fork (which in July had a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is best experienced on every level. Walk around the valley floor before heading to the panoramic viewpoints to experience every facet of its beauty. For the adventurous, start at the valley's bottom and hike up to the top. Photo opportunities abound at every glance!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I hired a scooter and saw a lot of the beautiful valleys that are around Cappodoccia. Pigeon Valley is one of the most beautiful with its very white stone and cute pigeon homes.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An amazing use of the landscape to house carrier pigeons, there's also a nice cafe to assist with enjoying the views Tourist guide calls it the first post office, aptly named...

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place has to be one of the highlights of our time in Goreme and it is totally free too. We found ourselves all alone in here and it really is quite magical. Take some water though!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is basically a valley where the locals used to keep their pigeons that were used for sending messages. Our tour guide referred to it as the old post office! The rock formations are wonderful and from a local viewpoint you can see where the pigeon shelters have been cut into the side of the rocks.... this is only the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We did the visit with the help of Yuki tour. Great tour with small tour, we had 6 people in May. This was part of our visits in 2 days and our guide was very funny. Recommend to do in spring and autumn when it is not too hot and avoid weekend crowds. One of a kind landscape and bucket... More 

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